JACOB Blake's fiancée Laquisha Booker said Wisconsin police shot Blake while their three children watched.
A video circulating on social media shows Blake walking towards a car followed by two officers and one of them shooting him as he opens the car door.
He was unarmed – and was shot seven times in the back.
Who is Jacob Blake’s fiancee Laquisha Booker?
Laquisha Booker claims to be the fiancee of Jacob Blake, the black man who was shot by white Wisconsin police.
The shooting happened at about 5pm local time in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as officers were responding to a "domestic incident."
Witnesses said Blake was trying to break up an argument between women in a home nearby.
Blake was immediately taken to a hospital by the police, according to a statement issued by the Kenosha Police Department.
What did she say about the shooting?
Booker said cops shot Blake in front of their kids.
"You shot him numerous times for no reason, " Booker told WMTJ-TV.
"Disregard that my kids were in the car at all. And you knew they were in there because I kept screaming that.”
Police didn't make any comment on what led to the shooting.
Furious crowds have gathered at the scene and threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at police, according to reports on social media.
Multiple fires were set at the scene by a crowd that gathered to protest against the incident, according to further reports.
Do they have kids together?
The couple have three children together.
Benjamin Crump, a civil rights attorney who is representing the family of George Floyd, shared the video of Blake's shooting on Twitter and confirmed that his three children, all sons, were in the car.
Another woman named Chyna Smith posted a different angle of the shooting on Facebook and wrote, “He was just bbq for his son bday they shot an unarmed black man in front of his sons.”
Is Jacob in a stable condition following the shooting?
Blake is seriously wounded as a result of the incident and is still recovering in the hospital.
Governor Tony Evers wrote on Twitter that he is "hoping earnestly that [Blake] will not succumb to his injuries."
"While we do not have all of the details yet," Evers continued, "what we know for certain is that he is not the first Black man or person to have been shot or injured or mercilessly killed at the hands of individuals in law enforcement in our state or our country.”
The incident has sparked city-wide unrest which has prompted the County of Kenosha to declare a state of emergency.
Acurfew was imposed until 7am.
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